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Document Management

A Document Management System (DMS) is a system (both hardware and software) used to track, manage and store documents and reduce paper. Most are capable of keeping a record of the various versions created and modified by different users (history tracking). It is often viewed as a component of enterprise content management (ECM) systems and related to digital asset management, document imaging, workflow systems and records management systems.

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I have a client that has no electronic backup files for hard copies of booklets that require periodic changes. In fact, the problem is we don't know what format the original was created in. Some of these books have been around for years. We have a an old xerox scanner utilizing 'Document and Scan MakeReady' version software. We don't have the CD. It doesn't appear to be available - I assume it's really old. It is running on a Windows 2000 Pro PC. The value of this existing software, is it's ability to allow edits from a received  scan document without changing the original format. At this point - after edits, it can be printed prior to having to save it to a file format , like PDF or DOC. In other words, it allows you to cut/paste changes without altering the original format.

Does anybody have a low cost solution providing the above functionality? Is there an OCR out there that will allow you to make changes prior to committing to a file format.
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I have one MCQ's Based type exam word document paper. I have to make Presentation in which each question will carry one slide.

I search different methods to create PPT from Word document. But I need little more help that is there any quickest way that select only questions and format them Heading style 1 and then select only QUestions options like Bullets as Heading 2.

or any other quickest way or macro which can convert my word document to PPT and each question should be on one slide.
Dear  Friends,

I need small favour, attached doc for your assistance.

I want to replace  
1* --with  --Environment Type(with Underline ), remove extra Check Boxed after options appearing
2* - with -  Prepare new server / New Installation / Patch Installation /Other,remove extra Check Boxed after options appearing

I failed to do the same..
Would need your help ....
Kindly do the same
i have created one table(rows & cols) with details.

I want to merge  few cells in columns for example ( B3 & B4 ),   The merge center option not getting enabled within table.

However, when I select cells outside of table, I can see merge center option got enabled.

please advise.
Hello, whenever I scan a large document using Paperport it has a small window that says "Nuance WIA" and it doesn't allow me to use other programs without jumping to the top. Very irritating when trying to process a word document. I have looked through many settings and can't seem to find a way to remove it. Any ideas? Thank you in advance.
Hello, I am wondering if anyone has had any luck converting PDF documents to clean HTML. By clean HTML I mean HTML that is easily readable by programmers and would pass  (or come close to passing) a W3C validation. Also it would be nice if the document was already mobile-friendly and styled/formatted the same way as the original document.

I have tried multiple products likes JPDF2HTML, Zamzar, and ABle2Extract to convert PDF to HTML but they all do not produce 'clean' HTML.

Does anyone know of software that can do this?

 I also have .docx formats of the same files, so if there is software that can do this for docx, than that may work as well.
After installing Paperport 14.5 I noticed that the Paperport Printer was not showing in PRINTERS.

Please advise how to install Paperport Printer with Windows 10
Can anyone recommend a good document management solution for a firm of about 30 users?
I am the only one with Admin rights to BitBucket and want to be sure, for the moment, only I can merge a Pull Request.

Please explain how to configure this...

I just need to be alerted (via email) when a Pull Request is created.


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Hi All,

i am interested toward to learn Documentum. so someone please help me the process (step by step ) to learn and work on Documentum.

Please advice!!!

When printing PDFs via the 'quickprint' option in Outlook they fail, with an error message stating the file could not be found in: (the Outlook secure temp folder). While opening files manually in Outlook I see the files populate in the temp folder, and close properly when the attachment is closed. Additionally, when working properly, I can see the temp file populating in the temp folder on quickprint as well.

However, while the problem occurs, watching the folder when performing 'quickprint' the files are not created and the error is thrown stating the file is not found.

Any thoughts?

I need to come up with a few documents at work, and I was wondering if any had template to follow They would be:

- Workstation technical build document comprising VMWare and will be based on the SANS SIFT workstation
- Information Security Incident Response Plan
- Information Security Specific use Response runbook (ie Malware exposure)

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Hello , I would appreciate any help regarding the following question:
I have many registers for incoming correspondences (about 8 registers in different location on my PC and server).
all these files have same table structure & design from column A to column K, and start from column L the information changed upon type of register.
The attached 3 files are sample for incoming letters, MOM and transmittal.
I wish to pull out the data from these registers, Only which match word “open “ in column K.
The other excel file “Pending Correspondence” is the consolidation file for the “open” data as following:
1.      In the sheet named “input”: all variable data, I will update manually all information in the column A, B and column C as mentioned in the log.
2.       regarding sheet named “Overall Pending” :
a.      In the column A, I need to have name of the file that the data was imported from.
b.      In need to have all imported data from other registers to be paste in column B up to column L.

I have made manual sample for result that I am expecting automatically and hope it will give you better idea for what I need.

Thanks in advance for your efforts.
Dear SharePoint experts

I have a file share with over 200 knowledge documents which I manage as a library with folders, sub folders etc.
I would like to transfer this repository to SharePoint 2013 to gain accessibility from anywhere and exposure to our knowledge bank

Since I'm new in SP - How do I design (look & feel), create the UX/UI  and the search options and eventually create a DMS in SharePoint 2013 which I can share with the organization and will give me the added value?

I there a tutorial, book, any kind of training that can instruct me how to manage SP and create this kind of DMS?
Hi Experts

I have a repository (file share) filled with documents and I am looking for a document management that will enable searching, cataloging & previewing  of documents. I I need a tool I can direct to my repository and will provide me the user experience & interface - preferably web based but not mandatory - Free or payed tool

Dear experts.
I have installed and configured a SharePoint 2016 single server farm.
in this farm, i have the following goals.

  • create personal file libraries for users to store their personal documents and files, those files should be of course only accessible by them.
  • Create A public document libraries where shared documents can go.

i only succeded in creating the document library itself but the rights are all messed up.
can someone please help me out with this issue?
Can a Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 use OCR to specifically NAME a file (PDF) as the value found when scanning?  For example, it we have a stack of invoices, all formatted the same with the Invoice Number in the same location, can we scan those and ask ScanSnap to name each individual scan page based on the value of the Invoice Number?  (I.e. Inv123.pdf, Inv456.pdf, Inv789.pdf)

Alternatively, I am more sure that we can make a PDF SEARCHABLE so that we could SEARCH within each document for a given invoice number... (i.e. search ALL PDFs that contain INV456)).  Only problem is, that would be slower than simply eyeing down a list of filenames...

Best way to scan and file similar documents?

Thank you!
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What is that called?

What programs can do that for me on a Mac?

Only answer this if you can...but those using this morphed image would certainly need to know the answer. Is that morphed image my property? Anytime I use images I need to certify they are mine or public domain.

I plan to use some Wikipedia images in a book which I plan to sell. And I need to be sure I am allowed to use these pictures.

Here are two sample images with different license requirements.



How am I required to annotate them? Can I use these for commercial purposes?

- Numerous PDFs in a network folder, or to be pulled into the solution via a network scanner
- Need to read the bar code and extract the 5 pieces of data for indexing. OR, OCR portions of the page with the same data as in the bar code.
- Use this data to store the document for search and retrieval later - methods may vary. Would like documents placed into folders by the date in the bar code.
- Some sort of compression or load into a database is preferred to keep file size down.
- Windows or Linux based
- OpenSource only: I want to get my hands dirty with it.

Any ideas?
I have a Mac and mainly use Word 2011 or Mac but also have Word 2017 installed, and ready to use when needed.

I am writing a book and expect to have lots of image, and need a formatting method for the pictures.

For example,
"Image 2.3"

would mean the third image in Chapter 2.

What alternatives are there for this? Does Word handle this automatically? I would hate to need to update this manually, just because I added a new image to the front of the chapter.

Also, what about credits? Where do they go?

I will put references at the end of the book, and would be happy to also put image sources also at the end.

I had to reinstall PaperPort 14 but when I try to open it I get an error stating that it has stopped working. How do I eliminate this problem?

I am looking for a product to digitally sign documents.

- documents would be in PDF format and then sent to user to approve, they would sign the document to indicate they approve it and then would email it to the next party that needs to review the same document and they would sign it or "sign off" on it and the document would be complete.

- ideally the document could be shared to the user for them to review and sign so that the owner knows it has been approved before sharing it to another dept/user for further approval or completion.

What kind of product would you recommend for this type of workflow?  PDFs are currently used but there is not digital signature in place yet.

Has anyone used "DocuSign Business Pro Edition" ?


Document Management

A Document Management System (DMS) is a system (both hardware and software) used to track, manage and store documents and reduce paper. Most are capable of keeping a record of the various versions created and modified by different users (history tracking). It is often viewed as a component of enterprise content management (ECM) systems and related to digital asset management, document imaging, workflow systems and records management systems.